Our students are involved in many different types of activist efforts and community organizations. Learn about how Cameron Smith '21 is using his English major skills to take charge on a new climate change project, 22nd Century Blog!
The English major has so much to offer a wide range of career paths. Learn more about your choices, check out internships, or pursue a specialization!
Learn more about how an English major, minor, or specialization can help you reach your goals. Find your place in our community!
"English classes offer so much room for discussion and critical thought, and when I joined the English major, I immediately felt that. I felt like my voice was heard, and that I was more than just a number."
—Warren Charleston, UMass English 2019
English alumnae Melissa Martel and Deb Chatigny recently visited English 382 to talk with students about their careers.
May 15, 2020
In lieu of its annual Senior Breakfast, held every spring on the morning of Commencement Day, the English Department hosted on May 8 a virtual celebration for graduating English majors. ...
May 08, 2020
Please join us in congratulating the graduate PhD and MA class of 2020!...
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